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The 2019 Oscars Ceremony: Trifles and Triumphs

The 2019 Oscar Awards Nominees were announced on January 22, 2019. courtesy Flickr.

By Madge Slack and Josh Petersen

February 27, 2019

  Slack: As Much a Political Commentary as an Award Show Well, the Oscars are over. Along with a night of some truly shocking fashion choices, we now have 2019’s winners and a clear precedent set by the Acadamy. “Black Panther” went home with three awards for Best Original Score, Best Production...

Opening Up the Oscars: Nominations Snubs and Surprises

The 2019 Oscar Awards Nominees were announced on January 22, 2019. courtesy Flickr.

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

January 24, 2019

  The 2019 Oscar Nominations were announced by hosts Kumail Nanijiani and Tracee Ellis Ross on Tuesday morning at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. While the range of films nominated may be widespread, there were quite a few snubs and surprises in various categories this year — especi...

Opening Up the Oscars: Nomination Predictions

The Academy makes changes to eligibility rules in light of coronavirus (Courtesy LibreShot)

By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

January 15, 2019

  Even though the ceremony is not until Feb. 24, Oscars season arrived months ago. Races for the most prestigious categories have already had plenty of ups and downs, as some expected favorites flopped and other underdogs turned into serious contenders. Here are some details to look out for before...

“Green Book” Continues Old Tropes and Tired Racial Narratives

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By Josh Petersen, Digital Managing Editor

November 20, 2018

  The Academy Award season is officially upon us, which means that it’s time for an Oscar-friendly historical drama about race relations. Most recent years have one: “Hidden Figures” in 2016 or “The Help” in 2011 or “The Blind Side” in 2009. You probably know the drill. The film...

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